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  1. What's In Your Paddling Library?Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | National Parks Traveler

    ... high in the Wind River Range of Wyoming down to its confluence with the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park remains a classic today. As Edward Abbey wrote in endorsing the book so many years ago, "Run, River, Run should serve as a standard ...

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  2. A Breathtaking Journey Through Our National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WNYC-AM New York

    Conrad Anker, Max Lowe and Rachel Pohl overlook Canyonlands National Park while mountain biking through Moab, Utah. Courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman Films.

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  3. Essential Paddling Guide: Rivers, Rapids, & Reptiles Deep In Canyonlands National ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | National Parks Traveler

    Days of peaceful floating allow you to savor, and closely study, the landscape unending time has cut into the Colorado Plateau/Patrick Cone We had come to Canyonlands National Park from North Carolina, Texas, Colorado, Virginia, Missouri, Utah, and California, determined to spend six leisurely days floating the Green and Colorado rivers through one of the most remote, rugged, and majestic regions of the continental United States. Paleontology was not on our itinerary, but geologic history lay in every direction here in southeastern Utah.

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  4. Essential Paddling Guide: Exploring Parks By Canoe, Kayak, Raft, And Even SUPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | National Parks Traveler

    ... I got a chance to take one for a spin, during Traveler's float down the Colorado River through Canyonlands National Park last fall. The flat stretches of water made standing on a SUP fairly easy, and keeping my balance while dipping the paddle into ...

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  5. Why we all should be worried that we don't get enough darkness in our livesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | WNED

    ... four corners region, where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico meet on the Colorado plateau. Canyonlands National Park, just down the road from Moab, has been measured at a Bortle Class 2 and was recently named an International Dark Skies Park - ...

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  6. Cortez Colorado Murphy Hogback in Utah is infinite EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Cortez Journal News

    ... to Utah's rough-hewn rock wilderness. Of all the trail hikes in Island In The Sky District of Canyonlands National Park, Murphy Hogback is my favorite. It features a continuous vista into immeasurable Western reaches. You will want to go where your ...

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  7. One Killed in Oregon as FBI Arrests Siege LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... true treasure. Here are 10 great reasons to visit it right now. More than 440,000 people visit the Canyonlands National Park -- located in Southwest Utah -- every year and it's easy to see why: Dramatic arches and serpentine slot canyons are only ...

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  8. Vegetation Pile Burns Planned in CanyonlandsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Canyonlands National Park

    Park officials plan to burn piles of dead vegetation in various locations within Arches and Canyonlands national parks in late January and February as weather conditions allow. These burns are being completed in order to consume existing accumulations of woody and herbaceous material from exotic plant management and fuel reduction projects in the parks.

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  9. Tim DeChristopher in Person Speaking on Ecological LeadershipRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Indybay.org

    Tim DeChristopher IN PERSON Speaking on Ecological Leadership In 2008, outraged by a plan to illegally sell mining leases near Utah's pristine National Parks, Tim DeChristopher infiltrated an auction of oil and gas leases on public lands in Utah near Canyonlands National Park. He bid and won several leases, but when organizers realized he had no intention to pay, he was prosecuted and sent to federal prison for two years.

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  10. It's time for Obama to make Bear Ears in Utah a national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the spectacular landscape in this remote corner of Utah, east of the Colorado River and south of Canyonlands National Park. The region also has attracted vandals intent on grave robbing and looting these prehistoric sites. Miners and ranchers have ...

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  11. Night-Sky DSLR Timelapse & Photography Workshop in Arches and Canyonlands National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | PR Log

    Learn to capture breathtaking night-sky images and time lapse video at Timelapse Moab with Time lapse Specialist and Award-Winning Cinematographer Ron Risman MOAB, Utah - Jan. 20, 2016 - PRLog -- TimelapseWorkshops.com announces three night-sky Timelapse Moab photography workshops in southern Utah, home to Arches and Canyonlands National Park. The National Parks will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary this year, making this a milestone year to capture the beauty of some of the few remaining places left to view and capture a truly dark sky.

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  12. The Creative Power of LandscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Psychology Today

    When I arrived to interview visual artist Chad Niehaus at his studio in Moab, Utah, he had just returned from a morning of sketching, having watched the sunrise at the Green River Overlook in Canyonlands National Park, tracking the glow as it hit familiar landmarks and brought the red rock canyons to life. "I brewed a pot of coffee, read a little, did my best to stay warm, and took photos for source material for a studio piece."

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  13. Reader Survey Day: What National Parks Are On Your 2016 Calendar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    Ok, travelers, the blush is still on the new year, but that doesn't mean we can't plan, right? With that in mind, what national park adventures are on your 2016 calendar? I know I'll be visiting Rocky Mountain National Park in May to attend the World Ranger Congress , floating through Dinosaur National Monument in June, exploring Grand Teton National Park by kayak in July, and heading through Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park in September, but the rest of the year is wide open right now. And with all the crowds that turned out in some of the bigger parks last year, I'm thinking park visits this year would best be enjoyed in some of the relatively under-the-radar parks.

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  14. Seventh-grader places first in geography beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... competition we've ever had. I'm very proud of my students." 1) To view colorful rock formations in Canyonlands National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, you would travel to which state, Hawaii or Utah? 2) To visit the homes of writers Harriet ...

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  15. Arches, Canyonlands announce winter visitor center hours, closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... Visitor Center's winter hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The Island in the Sky Visitor Center in Canyonlands National Park will be closed Thursday, Dec. 31, through Friday, March 4, 2016. The Needles Visitor Center in Canyonlands is now closed for the ...

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  16. Arches, Canyonlands set winter hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... 4 p.m., except for Christmas Day when it will be closed. The Island in the Sky Visitor Center in Canyonlands National Park closes December 31 and will reopen on March 4. The Needles Visitor Center closed in late November and will reopen on March 4 ...

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  17. Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Announce Winter Visitor Center Hours and ClosuresRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Canyonlands National Park

    ... winter, except for Christmas Day when it will be closed. The Island in the Sky Visitor Center in Canyonlands National Park will be closed starting December 31, 2015, and reopen on Friday, March 4, 2016. The Needles Visitor Center in Canyonlands ...

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  18. 19th-century fur trapper Denis Julien traveled against the currentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Cortez Journal News

    ... that he traversed the Green from south to north, leaving his initials and dates in what is now Canyonlands National Park, on Bureau of Land Management lands in Labyrinth Canyon, below the Book Cliffs close to the Utah/Colorado state line, on a bluff ...

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  19. Park Service Looking for Next Ansel AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | How Stuff Works

    ... true treasure. Here are 10 great reasons to visit it right now. More than 440,000 people visit the Canyonlands National Park -- located in Southwest Utah -- every year and it's easy to see why: Dramatic arches and serpentine slot canyons are only ...

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  20. Backcountry Use In National Parks: Big Increase In Some, Decrease In OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Our small group seemed to have the starry backcountry of Canyonlands National Park all to ourselves this fall/Bill Church Two of the greatest backcountry trips I had this year involved float trips in Dinosaur National Monument and Canyonlands National Park in Utah. Why? The solitude.

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